Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 77 76
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1 +60
Permanent jobs citing Python 114 95 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.15% 3.39% 2.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.35% 6.46% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 88 65 53
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +50.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £22,200
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £57,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% +6.67%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,366 1,471 1,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 49.78% 52.50% 54.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,123 1,221 1,032
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,550 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,000 £57,500 £53,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Cheshire

Python
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Python in Cheshire

Python
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Cheshire over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Python in Cheshire

Python
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +33 32 £48,750 +14.71% 4
Knutsford -6 24 £49,000 -2.00% 4
Chester +2 23 £42,500 +30.77% 8
Crewe - 4 £42,500 - 1
Macclesfield +9 2 £82,500 +144.44% 1
Nantwich - 1 £27,500 -
Runcorn - 1 £47,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Python
North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 48 (42.11%) Linux
2 42 (36.84%) Java
3 41 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (31.58%) DevOps
5 32 (28.07%) Amazon AWS
6 31 (27.19%) Perl
6 31 (27.19%) SQL
7 29 (25.44%) Jenkins
8 27 (23.68%) JavaScript
8 27 (23.68%) Windows
9 26 (22.81%) Opscode Chef
10 23 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (19.30%) Finance
12 21 (18.42%) Git (software)
13 20 (17.54%) Mathematics
13 20 (17.54%) Degree
13 20 (17.54%) Banking
14 19 (16.67%) MySQL
14 19 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 19 (16.67%) Docker
14 19 (16.67%) Splunk
15 18 (15.79%) AngularJS
15 18 (15.79%) Investment Banking
15 18 (15.79%) Wealth Management
15 18 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
16 17 (14.91%) TDD
16 17 (14.91%) SQL Server
16 17 (14.91%) Big Data
16 17 (14.91%) Puppet
17 16 (14.04%) Ansible

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.02%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.39%) SAS
2 5 (4.39%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.51%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.63%) Apache
4 3 (2.63%) JBoss
4 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.75%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.75%) Confluence
5 2 (1.75%) IIS
6 1 (0.88%) nginx
6 1 (0.88%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.88%) Resin
6 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.39%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.39%) SPSS
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 32 (28.07%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.26%) OpenShift
4 4 (3.51%) GitHub
5 3 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.75%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (1.75%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.88%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.88%) NuGet
7 1 (0.88%) SaaS
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) LAN
1 4 (3.51%) TCP/IP
1 4 (3.51%) WAN
2 3 (2.63%) BGP
2 3 (2.63%) DNS
2 3 (2.63%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.63%) Firewall
2 3 (2.63%) OSPF
3 2 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.75%) Internet
3 2 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.75%) MPLS
3 2 (1.75%) RSVP
4 1 (0.88%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.88%) HTTP
4 1 (0.88%) Multicast
4 1 (0.88%) RIP
4 1 (0.88%) SAN
4 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.67%) MySQL
2 17 (14.91%) Big Data
2 17 (14.91%) SQL Server
3 11 (9.65%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.39%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (4.39%) GIS
4 5 (4.39%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.51%) HBase
5 4 (3.51%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.75%) Amazon Athena
6 2 (1.75%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (1.75%) Flink
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.88%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 29 (25.44%) Jenkins
2 21 (18.42%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.89%) JIRA
3 9 (7.89%) Selenium
4 6 (5.26%) TeamCity
5 5 (4.39%) CA Release Automation
5 5 (4.39%) IntelliJ
6 4 (3.51%) Ant
6 4 (3.51%) Gradle
6 4 (3.51%) JUnit
6 4 (3.51%) Maven
6 4 (3.51%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.51%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.63%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.63%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.75%) NUnit
8 2 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (19.30%) Finance
2 20 (17.54%) Banking
3 18 (15.79%) Investment Banking
4 14 (12.28%) Law
5 4 (3.51%) Advertising
5 4 (3.51%) Marketing
5 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.63%) Retail
7 2 (1.75%) Games
8 1 (0.88%) Billing
8 1 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.88%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.88%) Legal
8 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (22.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (16.67%) Developer
3 13 (11.40%) Security Engineer
4 11 (9.65%) Analyst
4 11 (9.65%) Python Developer
4 11 (9.65%) Python Engineer
5 9 (7.89%) Java Engineer
5 9 (7.89%) Software Engineer
5 9 (7.89%) Splunk Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) CyberArk Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Data Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Big Data Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Data Scientist
8 5 (4.39%) Information Security Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Insight Analyst
8 5 (4.39%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.79%) AngularJS
2 15 (13.16%) Django
3 12 (10.53%) Web Services
4 11 (9.65%) HTML
5 10 (8.77%) .NET
5 10 (8.77%) CSS
6 9 (7.89%) Spring
7 8 (7.02%) Kafka
8 7 (6.14%) React
8 7 (6.14%) XML
9 5 (4.39%) J2EE
9 5 (4.39%) Java EE
9 5 (4.39%) JSON
9 5 (4.39%) LDAP
9 5 (4.39%) Spring MVC
10 4 (3.51%) Node.js
10 4 (3.51%) NumPy
10 4 (3.51%) SAML
10 4 (3.51%) scikit-learn
10 4 (3.51%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.39%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.51%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (2.63%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.75%) Clustering
7 2 (1.75%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.75%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.75%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.75%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.88%) Infotainment
8 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.88%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 48 (42.11%) Linux
2 27 (23.68%) Windows
3 12 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.89%) Unix
5 6 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.63%) CentOS
7 2 (1.75%) AIX
8 1 (0.88%) Android
8 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.88%) Debian
8 1 (0.88%) Fedora
8 1 (0.88%) openSUSE
8 1 (0.88%) Solaris
8 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.58%) DevOps
3 23 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (17.54%) Mathematics
5 18 (15.79%) Wealth Management
6 17 (14.91%) TDD
7 16 (14.04%) Mentoring
8 15 (13.16%) Analytics
8 15 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (12.28%) Risk Management
9 14 (12.28%) Software Engineering
10 13 (11.40%) Configuration Management
10 13 (11.40%) ETL
11 12 (10.53%) Scrum
12 11 (9.65%) Data Analysis
13 10 (8.77%) Security Operations
13 10 (8.77%) Test Automation
13 10 (8.77%) Visualisation
14 9 (7.89%) Data Science
15 8 (7.02%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.84%) Java
2 31 (27.19%) Perl
2 31 (27.19%) SQL
3 27 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 16 (14.04%) PHP
5 15 (13.16%) R
6 12 (10.53%) Ruby
7 11 (9.65%) Bash Shell
8 10 (8.77%) C++
9 9 (7.89%) Scala
10 7 (6.14%) C#
10 7 (6.14%) Java 8
10 7 (6.14%) PowerShell
11 6 (5.26%) C
11 6 (5.26%) T-SQL
12 5 (4.39%) Shell Script
12 5 (4.39%) VBA
13 4 (3.51%) Go
13 4 (3.51%) MATLAB
14 3 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (17.54%) Degree
2 12 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.26%) CISSP
4 4 (3.51%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.75%) CISA
5 2 (1.75%) CISM
6 1 (0.88%) CCIE
6 1 (0.88%) CCNP
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (16.67%) Docker
2 10 (8.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.51%) KVM
3 4 (3.51%) VirtualBox
3 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.51%) Xen
4 2 (1.75%) Corosync
4 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.75%) vSphere
5 1 (0.88%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 26 (22.81%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (14.91%) Puppet
3 16 (14.04%) Ansible
4 11 (9.65%) Terraform
5 7 (6.14%) Kubernetes
5 7 (6.14%) Nagios
6 4 (3.51%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.75%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.75%) Icinga
7 2 (1.75%) Opsview
7 2 (1.75%) Pacemaker
8 1 (0.88%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.88%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.88%) Consul
8 1 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.88%) Grafana
8 1 (0.88%) Kibana
8 1 (0.88%) Packer
8 1 (0.88%) Salt
8 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 19 (16.67%) Splunk
2 14 (12.28%) Oracle
3 9 (7.89%) Google
3 9 (7.89%) Red Hat
4 8 (7.02%) CyberArk
4 8 (7.02%) Varonis
5 6 (5.26%) VMware
6 5 (4.39%) Cloudera
6 5 (4.39%) Yahoo!
7 2 (1.75%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.75%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.75%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.75%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.75%) Facebook
7 2 (1.75%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.75%) Talend
8 1 (0.88%) ATG
8 1 (0.88%) Minitab
8 1 (0.88%) Veritas